Outreach

Library Staff at Kindergarten Connection

Library staff will be present at Lincoln Square Mall to answer questions and share resources at the Urbana School District's annual event to register children for kindergarten.

Library Staff at the Autism Walk of C-U

Library Staff will be tabling at the 9th Annual Autism Walk and Safety Fair at the Champaign County Fairgrounds.

Library Staff at the disABILITY Resource Expo

Library staff will be tabling at the disABILITY Resource Expo which takes place at the Vineyard Church (1500 N. Lincoln Avenue in Urbana). The Expo features a wide variety of resource exhibitor booths, entertainment, children's activities, and interactive displays that promote opportunities and inclusion for people with disabilities.

La Linea Helpline @ The Urbana Free Library

The Library is partnering with La Línea, a program based in the University YMCA that can provide free and confidential referrals in English and Spanish (other languages available on request. La Línea staff are available for consultation in the glass study rooms on the Library's second floor on a first-come, first-service basis.

La Linea Helpline @ The Urbana Free Library

The Library is partnering with La Línea, a program based in the University YMCA that can provide free and confidential referrals in English and Spanish (other languages available on request. La Línea staff are available for consultation in the glass study rooms on the Library's second floor on a first-come, first-service basis.

Library Staff at Read Across America Celebration

Visit with us at Lincoln Square Mall as we join the Urbana Park District and over 40 local businesses and organizations to celebrate literacy! Hands-on activities, storytellers, costumed characters, a special parent and toddler area, local celebrity greeters, and books read in multiple languages make this event a family favorite. The first 1,000 children who attend will receive a free bag and book of their choice!

For families.

Connections Cafe

What is Connections Café?

A "pop-up," FREE, fun, welcoming environment to relax and make new friends. All are welcome!

- Enjoy FREE coffee and the opportunity to learn something new! Ask questions and find out about community resources and wellness opportunities
- FREE cell phone and tablet tech support
- FREE blood pressure and vital checks

This event is co-sponsored by The Urbana Free Library.

Read IN the Market with The Urbana Free Library

You can visit with Library staff at Read in the Market, an event at Urbana's Lincoln Square in downtown Urbana. Enjoy a story on the Magic Reading Carpet, or learn about programs, services, and what's new on the shelves.

Read in the Market is sponsored by The Urbana Free Library in collaboration with the Urbana Business Association.